We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great way to travel king street

We were staying in Alexandria, not old town. Took hotel shuttle to King Metro Station where you... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
SweetSydneyToronto
,
Toronto
Great free transit -fun- not so much a "tour"

Free trolley that runs from the King Street Metro to and from the water front. Old trolley-looking... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Robert G
,
Newberg, Oregon
Read all 15 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“free ride”(2 reviews)
“old town”(5 reviews)
About
the Nations Capital and enjoy the monuments and memorial as your personal tour guide accompanies you throughout the whole tour.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Alexandria, VA
Website
+1 703-864-8165
Call
Reviews (15)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveler rating
11
3
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
11
3
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews free ride king street metro old town stops driver block waterfront fun
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We were staying in Alexandria, not old town. Took hotel shuttle to King Metro Station where you board the trolley. Only slight hitch was some signs say 10:00 AM start, others 10:30, it seems schedule changes in October? They should make it a little clearer...More

Thank SweetSydneyToronto
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Free trolley that runs from the King Street Metro to and from the water front. Old trolley-looking motor buses. Run often. The recorded tour information is so-so, and often can't be heard. They are often quite crowded and may have standing room only if not...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed July 23, 2017

On a hot umid day like me we had when we visited Old Town, the free ride on King Street was a special treat. It' s air conditioned and have an informative video about the town to watch while you ride in it.

Thank mortadella60
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Great way to move around the local area. Great for evening trips to (and more on the way back from) restaurants.

Thank J0han1969
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The trolley tours are free and will stop anywhere you like along the main route. You must disembark at the end but you can simply cross the street and catch another trolley. Many sidewalks in Alexandria are made of brick so walking is challenging if...More

Thank Bonnie A
Reviewed July 7, 2017

The trolley was free and convenient. We stayed on one end of King Street and was able to take the trolley to the waterfront. The recorded message was okay, could not always hear what is was saying. The trolley did not always follow a schedule...More

Thank homestead235
Reviewed June 2, 2017

When you're just too tired to walk another block, get on the trolley. Friendly and informative drivers.

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Nice free ride from the waterfront. Friendly bus driver - clean bus and comfortable ride. The bus stops at every other block.

Thank Webbtrio
Reviewed May 9, 2017

This trolley will take you close to anything you want to see in old town. It is the only way to go. The last 2 years we have used this to get around and find things.

Thank Loretta V
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Wonderful way to travel from hotel to waterfront and everything in between. Free trolley! Various stopping points on main stree only.

Thank Donna M
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Georgetown Trolley Tours and Trans staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines